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How Getting Sweaty Turned Into a Big Business
Bloomberg’s New York bureau chief discusses his new book, “Sweat Equity,” a deep dive into the lucrative business of wellness. You can read an excerpt of the book, explaining why gyms are key to the fitness economy. – Well + Good
Strategic Technology Investment Can Yield Cost-savings for Health Clubs
Investing in technology for your gym can sometimes be expensive and research-heavy, but it will keep your facilities running smoothly and your members satisfied. – IHRSA Blog
New Running Apps Blur the Line Between Virtual Reality and Real Life
You definitely won’t refer to the treadmill as a “dreadmill” after trying out these game-changing apps. – The Washington Post
Lifting Lighter Weights Is Just As Effective As Heavy Weights
While this study does not account for the different kinds of muscle built by weight training, such as slow-twitch versus fast-twitch muscles, it’s still a worthwhile read to help field client questions. The study was also reported by the New York Times. – The Huffington Post
Why Do My Veins Stick Out After I Exercise?
Have you ever wondered why your veins look more prominent after a tough workout? Here's a hint; it's not because you're dehydrated. – Shape
Whitewater Rafting Is More Athletic Than You Might Think
Cybex Blog contributor Julian Jackson breaks down the different muscles used while whitewater rafting and why it is such an underappreciated sport. – Cybex Blog
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